Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Artist’s Journey and the Angel Statue

“The Omi Angel” Dear All, At this time of year,  I always like to reflect on my grandmother (we called her Omi) and how Dan began the journey of his art career. I should say how it began in earnest–he … Continue reading

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The Farewell Ride on the Becky Thatcher

Hello everyone, “The Becky Thatcher Underway on the Connecticut River”-Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom Inspiration for this painting came from where? Simply put…Dan needed the Becky Thatcher as the subject for his next painting. This composition was … Continue reading

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How Winter Inspired “Winter’s Magic on the Marsh” and a Poem “Dust of Snow”

Hi all, We are galloping toward Christmas and more snowy days….. “Winter’s Magic on the Marsh” So where did the inspiration for this composition develop? On a January morning, after a light snowfall, Dan was out and about photographing the … Continue reading

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“Snowbound” poem by John Greenleaf Whittier Matched with Oil Painting “Winter on Ashlawn Farm” by Daniel S. Dahlstrom

Hi all, Love pairing up Dan’s work with a poem, and discussion of his inspiration in creating a particular painting. “Winter on Ashlawn Farm” (Connecticut) On a day, filled with the cold air of winter, Dan and I headed out … Continue reading

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Art and Poetry, Inspiration, “Roses on the Kitchen Table” and a poem by George Eliot

Hi all, “Roses on the Kitchen Table” an oil painting on linen by Daniel S. Dahlstrom, Chester, Connecticut Artist “So where does Dan get his inspiration for his paintings?”, a question that we are frequently asked. Sometimes it is as … Continue reading

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